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Video: First snowfall for Syrian refugees in Lebanon

Video: First snowfall for Syrian refugees in Lebanon

The start of the new year brought freezing temperatures and the first snowfall of winter to Syrian refugees living in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley.

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September 19, 2012

VIDEO: Sponsorship helps make communities ‘sustainable’

Anne Hicks, who sponsors five children through World Vision, shares what inspires her to make such a commitment.

September 17, 2012

Prince William and Kate visit World Vision in South Pacific

The royal couple stopped in the Solomon Islands as part of their Diamond Jubilee tour of Asia and the South Pacific. There, they wittnessed World Vision’s efforts to...

September 13, 2012

The battle to save twins from malnutrition in Mozambique

Amina’s husband abandoned her right after she gave birth to twins, who have struggled with chronic hunger and malnutrition ever since. World Vision is working in their...

September 13, 2012

U.S. poverty: Burden on mothers and children

The national poverty rate remained at 15 percent, statistically unchanged from the 2010 rate of 15.1 percent.

Ragged clothing, serious illness: Hallmarks of vicious poverty
September 5, 2012

Ragged clothing, serious illness: Hallmarks of vicious poverty

Mabvuto was forced to drop out of school because he had nothing to wear but tattered clothes and routinely suffered from preventable illness. Access to basic clothing...

September 4, 2012

Gulf Coast region recovering from Isaac

Updated: World Vision has launched a multi-state disaster response effort targeting Louisiana and Mississippi.

Midwives: A lifeline for Afghan mothers and babies
September 3, 2012

Midwives: A lifeline for Afghan mothers and babies

In Afghanistan, less than 40 percent of mothers are assisted in delivery by a doctor or midwife. World Vision has trained 200 midwives to work in hospitals across...

Malawi: 1.6 million face acute hunger due to food shortage
September 1, 2012

Malawi: 1.6 million face acute hunger due to food shortage

To help families cope with the serious food scarcity, World Vision is providing food aid and supporting alternative livelihoods for families.

August 31, 2012

Haiti, Dominican Republic: Picking up the pieces after Isaac

Updated: World Vision is responding to the needs of children and families impacted by Tropical Storm Isaac.

August 27, 2012

VIDEO: The boy who may never-never grow up

In this twist on a classic fairy tale, Peter is not the boy who wouldn't grow up, but rather the boy who couldn't, because he didn't get the right nutrition in his first...

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